There are 5 ways to get from Guatemala City to Nicaragua by plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Managua (MGA) GUA - MGA

$76 - $222

Cheapest option

Bus Tica Bus  •  21 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos Tica Bus Guatemala
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Managua Tica Bus Tourist / ...

$54 - $81

3 alternative options

Bus Platinum Centro America  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Sébaco
  2. Take the bus from Sébaco to Managua

$92 - $141

Bus Transporte del SOL  •  20 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza to Managua Terminal Transporte del SOL

$70

Drive  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Guatemala City to Managua 458.6 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to Nicaragua is to bus which costs $50 - $85 and takes 21 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guatemala City to Nicaragua is to fly which takes 4 h 9 min and costs $75 - $230.

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The distance between Guatemala City and Nicaragua is 660 km. The road distance is 734 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Guatemala City to Nicaragua, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guatemala City to Nicaragua. However, there are services departing from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza and arriving at Managua Mercado Huembes via Managua and Masaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between Guatemala City, Guatemala and Nicaragua?

Iberia, Copa Airlines and two other airlines fly from Guatemala City to Managua every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guatemala City to Managua via Sébaco and Managua in around 16 h 24 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $320
TACA
Website
taca.alternativeairlines.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Bus operators
COTRAN R.L.
Phone
+505 2263 0288
Bus from Sébaco to Managua
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte del SOL
Website
transportedelsol.com
Bus from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza to Managua Terminal Transporte del SOL
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
transportedelsol.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Managua Tica Bus
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com

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